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Sign displayed in Gorakhpur, India, advertising a Pulse Polio Vaccination Program

This 2000 photograph depicted a sign displayed in Gorakhpur, India, which advertised a Pulse Polio Vaccination Program that had been scheduled to take place on February 27, 2000, the main purpose of which was to vaccinate children up to 5 years of age against polio. (Source: CDC/Chris Zahniser BSN RN MPH. Zahniser was a "Stop Transmission of Polio" (STOP) team member and photographer, who was assigned to the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Image Library. Public domain.)

Associated Disorders

  • Aseptic meningitis
  • Bulbar polio
  • Bulbospinal polio
  • Infantile paralysis
  • Nonparalytic polio
  • Paralytic polio
  • Polioencephalitis
  • Post-polio progressive muscular atrophy
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Spinal paralytic polio